UWinnipeg is noted for academic excellence, Indigenous scholarship, environmental commitment, small class sizes and campus diversity. UWinnipeg also offers a number of unique Master degree programs. UWinnipeg is committed to improving access to post-secondary education for all individuals, especially those from non-traditional communities.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • We offer high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs including several that are unique in Western Canada, for example, a Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights.
  • The University of Winnipeg is a dynamic campus and a downtown hub that connects people from diverse cultures and nurtures global citizens.
  • In the past decade, The University of Winnipeg has been responsible for investing $217 million in facility construction and renovation in our downtown.



The University of Winnipeg received its charter in 1967 but its roots date back more than 130 years. The founding colleges were Manitoba College (1871), and Wesley College (1888), which merged to form United College in 1938.


The University of Winnipeg, located in the heart of Canada, is a compact, diverse, multicultural academic community committed to access and excellence. The University of Winnipeg is a provincially and privately funded post-secondary institution with undergraduate and select graduate programs, as well as Collegiate and Continuing Education divisions.The University of Winnipeg is large enough to offer over 800 courses in more than 40 subject areas from Aboriginal Governance to Women's Studies, yet small enough to make sure students connect with the University's award-winning professors.


The Research Office at The University of Winnipeg serves our faculty and our students in their exciting and strengthening commitments to a rich array of research projects in our five Faculties. Current research at The University of Winnipeg is vitally related to our mission to engage with several communities.

We are a community of scholars and scientists who pursue basic research that inquires into fundamental questions in each of the academic disciplines. At the same time, we work in an institution vitally engaged in applied research that engages with and transforms the local, national, and international communities that we live among.


Career Services offers a wide range of supports to students and recent graduates of The University of Winnipeg. We can help you with Career Planning - with tips and tools on how to assess yourself, explore different fields, decide on a career path and then make it happen. We have compiled resources on occupations, graduate schools and pre-professional admission testing (MCAT, GMAT, etc.), and ways to get experience through internships and volunteer positions.


Student services

Student Central is your first stop for many services: applying for admission and awards/financial aid; accessing registration materials; paying tuition; getting a Student ID card and locker; and many other transactions.

Housing services

UWinnipeg Campus Living offers various convenient room styles and meal options for individual students. Choose from furnished dorms with meal options for effortless cuisine on campus, single rooms in shared houses for communal living, and furnished and unfurnished apartments for those who prefer greater independence.

Library services

The University of Winnipeg Library is the heart of the downtown campus, providing vibrant spaces and resources for students, Faculy, and community members to pursue their academic goals. We are a vital component in supporting academic excellence. We house hundreds of thousands of books and articles, and provide access to many more online through our catalogue.

Medical services

All international students at The University of Winnipeg are required to purchase International Student Health Insurance. This insurance will cover medical costs such as visiting the doctor when you are sick, injured, going to the hospital and purchasing some prescription medication. A couple of weeks after purchasing this insurance you will receive a health insurance card.

Student Life

Campus life

UWinnipeg Campus Living offers a variety of options for UWinnipeg students to live on campus, and is the first post-secondary institution in Manitoba to offer 1st Year Residence Guarantee !

As a member of the University of Winnipeg residence community, you can expect a memorable and rewarding living, learning environment that encourages personal growth, mutual respect, and academic success. Living in residence connects you to the heart of student life on campus and the convenience of being minutes away from class.

Sports facilities

The RecPlex provides new indoor training and practice space for all Wesmen teams, in particular the soccer teams. The Wesmen Soccer teams play in the Canada West conference, one of four conferences within Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS). CIS soccer games and tournaments are played outdoors during the soccer season, from late August to October.

Student clubs

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) has created the International Students’ Association (ISA) to help support International students and to contribute and improve campus life. The ISA provides personal and moral support to all its members.

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